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Mark Wade Trio At Montpelier Arts Center on March 15, 2019

Mark Wade Trio At Montpelier Arts Center on March 15, 2019

Bassist Mark Wade brings his trio to Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, Maryland for a concert featuring selections from his latest (2018) album, Moving Day. The New York based trio also includes pianist Tim Harrison and drummer Scott Neumann. Voted one of the top 10 bassists of 2018 and 2016 by the prestigious Downbeat Magazine Reader’s ...

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Jazz Legend Benny Golson To Appear At Baltimore's Jazzway 6004

Jazz Legend Benny Golson To Appear At Baltimore's Jazzway 6004

Internationally-acclaimed bebop/hard bop saxophonist, composer, and educator Benny Golson, who will turn 90 years old in January 2019, will appear at Baltimore’s Jazzway 6004 on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. The NEA Jazz Master and newly-inducted member of the DownBeat Hall of Fame will perform his famous tunes such as “Killer Joe,” “Whisper Not,” ...

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Anansi Trio Releases "On The Path" - Cover Music By John Coltrane, Bud Powell, Ornette Coleman, and Arthur Blythe

Anansi Trio Releases "On The Path" - Cover Music By John Coltrane, Bud Powell, Ornette Coleman, and Arthur Blythe

The Anansi Trio is a group of like-minded musicians drawing from a wide range of musical influences. Using the language of jazz as their starting point they also fuse elements of Afro-Cuban and Indian music as well as other global traditions. Using percussion, saxophones and acoustic bass they create a music that’s unique and experimental yet ...

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Montpelier Arts Center Hosts Second Panel On Women In Jazz: “Building Community” on Sunday, March 18

Montpelier Arts Center Hosts Second Panel On Women In Jazz:  “Building Community” on Sunday, March 18

On Sunday, March 18, Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, Maryland will celebrate Women's History Month by turning the spotlight on women in jazz with a free program entitled “Building Community” from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. The event falls on the last day of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival, which runs March 10-18 this year. The ...

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Maryland Events Highlight Women Jazz Artists: Concerts And Panel Discussion Celebrate Women's History Month

Maryland Events Highlight Women Jazz Artists: Concerts And Panel Discussion Celebrate Women's History Month

From its earliest days, women have played key roles in jazz. Vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Billie Holiday are legendary singers who exhibited a high level of musicianship. They mastered the technique of their instrument (the voice), learned their music thoroughly and were skilled improvisers like any other band member. Many more talented women have contributed ...

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Baltimore Gypsy Jazz Bands Announce Winter Tour

Baltimore Gypsy Jazz Bands Announce Winter Tour

Ultrafaux and Hot Club of Baltimore Showcase Contemporary and Traditional Gypsy Jazz Inspired by the legendary Django Reinhardt, Baltimore guitarist and band leader Michael Joseph Harris leads two gypsy jazz bands on a 2017 Winter Tour. Beginning mid-January, Ultrafaux and Hot Club of Baltimore will play a dozen cities in Northern Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Tennessee, the Carolinas, Georgia and ...

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Take Five With Zachary Serleth

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About Zachary Serleth
Primarily a bassist and banjo player, Zach Serleth has developed a deep love of vintage music that is reflected in his current band, Tongue in Cheek. The group's 2016 album, Mobtown Strutters Ball, pays tribute to the jny: New Orleans jazz tradition, covering tunes written from 1910 to the mid 1930s. ...

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Take Five with Bridget Cimino

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About Bridget Cimino
Bridget Cimino is a Baltimore-based traditional music vocalist and visual artist. She co-leads the popular band Tongue in Cheek with bassist and banjo player Zach Serleth. (The group is releasing their album Mobtown Strutters Ball November 4, 2016 at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore.) Paying tribute to jny: New Orleans jazz, ...